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Silence ain’t golden – CouchSurfing as a solo traveling woman

CouchSurfing references are a tricky matter. They should be your compass in the quest for the right host. My only negative CS experience happened despite 80 splendid references on the host’s profile. Moreover, it took me 13 months to write him a review. It made me wonder if we can rely on the references at all. How often are things left unsaid? Why is leaving an honest reference so difficult? What can we – solo traveling women – do to be safe (and protect others) while CouchSurfing?

Czytaj dalej Silence ain’t golden – CouchSurfing as a solo traveling woman

Bled, Soča, Julian Alps and the Steve Jobs of flip flops – Slovenia (and a bit of Austria) by bike

From the Italian Dolomites I headed to Austria. I don’t even know why, because somehow I really can’t get along with Austria. There is always something I don’t like there. It is expensive, immaculate, boring. I am annoyed by the perfectly mown lawns and by the fact that everything is polished, clean and well-organized. (Somehow I […]

Czytaj dalej Bled, Soča, Julian Alps and the Steve Jobs of flip flops – Slovenia (and a bit of Austria) by bike

A story about not cycling

When I was planning my journey, I didn’t know a lot. I didn’t know what countries I was going to visit, where I was going to sleep, how long I would be gone, how much money I would spend. I knew one thing though: I would cycle. A lot, many hours, on new roads. I […]

Czytaj dalej A story about not cycling